Monthly Archive:: June 2011

State Board Prepares for Online Education Law

The State Board of Education passed an emergency rule yesterday in preparation for the Statewide Public Education Online Program to go into

Cottonwood Heights to Vote on Controversial Tavaci Development

A group of Cottonwood Heights residents angry over a proposed development that could change zoning at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon

Parties React to National Poll Showing Anti-Mormon Bias

A candidate for Utah Democratic Party Chair says he was appalled to see a recent Gallup poll showing 22 percent of those

Former State Employee Reveals Motivation for Helping with “The List”

It wasn’t hatred of illegal immigrants but the desire to return a favor. That’s what Leah Carson, one of the two former

Sheryl Crow Plants Trees in Sugar House Park

Musician Sheryl Crow did more than entertain Utahns on Friday during the Red Butte Concert Series. She also took some time out

NPR’s Melissa Block Speaks to KCPW About “Beginnings”

Today NPR’s All Things Considered will launch a three-month long series of stories titled “Beginnings” which explores pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting practices

Romney Visits Utah, Huntsman Coming Tuesday

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman will make a stop in his home state tomorrow. But his visit was preceded by a public

Murray Park Flooded

With hot summer weather finally here, the flooding the state has been bracing for is here, too. Last night, Little Cottonwood Creek

Politics Up Close: Utah Senate Pres. Michael Waddoups on Redistricting

The Salt Lake City Main Library recently became an outlet for some residents to vent their frustration with the state’s redistricting process

Politics Up Close: Mayor Ralph Becker at the Arts Festival

Compared to recent years, it was a relatively pain free process this time as the Salt Lake City Council passed a new